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Mountain trail for land preservation and urban demarcation

Bogotá is surrounded by an impressive mountain range. Mountain trail for land preservation and urban demarcation connects the city’s eight million inhabitants to their natural environment with a 52km path that links neighborhoods to each other and includes border agreements with each district. The project was approved by government in November 2007 and improves social mix and cohesion while establishing a boundary between built space and forest reserve. 

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A high route for Bogotá
Colombian project wins Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prize
“A clear sign of respect between humanity and nature” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2008 for Latin America
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Bogotá, Colombia
Diana Wiesner
Main Author
Diana Wiesner
Arquitectura y Paisaje, Colombia
Otto Francisco Quintero
Further Author
Otto Francisco Quintero
Arquitectura y Paisaje
Acknowledgement prize 2008
Latin America
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